Simple crochet motifs combine into a surprisingly intricate-looking pattern, with tiny accent rounds that twinkle like stars. The hardest part about making this crochet pillow is choosing what colors to use!
Designer Sue Perez
Finished Size 141⁄2″ square, blocked; will stretch to fit 16″ pillow.
Yarn Lion Brand Yarns Modern Baby (50% acrylic, 50% nylon; 173 yd [158 m]/2.6 oz [75 g]; ): #149 grey (MC), 3 skeins. Lion Brand Yarns Bonbons (100% cotton; 28 yd [26 m]/.35 oz [10 g]; ): #630 beach (CC), 1 package of 8 colors. Hooks Size G/6 (4mm), D/3 (3.25mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions Stitch markers (m), 4; tapestry needle; 18 mm buttons, 5; liquid seam sealant; 3″ cardboard square, 16″ square pillow form.
Gauge 3 motifs = about 4″, blocked. 17 sts and 13 rows = 4″ in back panel patt.